Nets' LeVert sustains apparent severe right leg injury
ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 13, 2018 10:50 AM
Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) is tended to after an injury during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nets guard Caris LeVert sustained what appeared to be a severe right leg injury during the second quarter of Brooklyn’s game against Minnesota on Monday night (Tuesday, PHL time) and was taken to a hospital.
LeVert was racing back to try to block a shot and his leg bent awkwardly when he landed. He was taken off the court on a stretcher with some teammates in tears.
Caris LeVert stretchered off court after suffering gruesome leg injury 🙏 pic.twitter.com/SJTVrtZDTY— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 13, 2018
The Nets said LeVert would undergo a full evaluation at the hospital and further updates would be issued as available.
LeVert entered the game as the Nets’ leading scorer with 19 points per game.